New Zealand may seem late to the show. But in only 50 years, it has made a name for itself in the wine world.
Winemaking in New Zealand dates back to the mid-19th century. But it didn’t really take off until after the 1970s. Up until that time, New Zealand was known for its beef, dairy, and wool. But in 1973, Britain opted to become part of the European Economic Community. This move severed i
Ordering wine at a restaurant can be an anxiety-inducing moment. What if you order something expensive and gross? Or worse, what if you look like you don’t know what you’re doing? That’s where we come in. Here’s a quick guide to how to order wine without sounding like a total newbie.
Did you eat a plate of pasta, put on your favorite pair of jeans, or sip your favorite glass of wine today? You can thank a farmer for all of these integral parts of your life. National Farmer’s Day is October 12th. It’s a day to recognize and honor the farmers who work tirelessly to feed and supply our nation. They plow, plant, raise, cultivate, and harvest so you can enjoy the pleasures of
Wine tasting can seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Some people seem to think that you need a sommelier certification, a thesaurus, and a degree in oenology and viticulture.
But all you really need is some wine, a glass and your taste buds. Taste is subjective. Most people are going to taste things differently, and that’s okay. In this article, we’ll show you the three funda
Are wines really so fundamentally different that you need red and white wine glasses? Why are there so many different shapes and sizes of wine glasses out there - especially as folks try to purchase the best wines for the holidays?
Red wine vs white wine -- It may seem somewhat obvious that the difference between red and white wine is the color. Although that is true to some extent, the differences go much deeper, both in the vineyard and during wine production.
Grape skins contain high concentrations of flavor and tannin
compounds, which give wines